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Cover photo: Lisa Hornak for The Boston Globe
June 1, 2017

Danika Oriol-Morway, MS, alumna from the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program is Sanctuary Director at Foster Parrots’ New England Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary.

“She leads the sanctuary’s efforts to rescue abandoned and unwanted parrots, and to spread awareness about the plight of wild exotic birds in captivity. The abandonment of thousands of pet parrots has reached the crisis stage. There’s a huge overpopulation problem, partially due to parrots’ ability to live for as long as 90 years.

The Globe spoke with Oriol-Morway about why attempts to domesticate the wild birds often end up in disaster.”

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